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Ty-Phoo Tea 1967/68 -- Series of 24
International Football Stars

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No. 1 Alan Ball
Everton and England
No. 2 Gordon Banks
Leicester City and England
No. 3 Jim Baxter
Sunderland and Scotland
First signed as a professional by Blackpool in 1962, Alan Ball moved to Everton in 1966 for a transfer fee reputed to be 110,000. Now with 18 caps to his credit, Alan Ball obtained his first full International honour against Yugoslavia in 1965. He is one of the select band of World Cup medal holders gained in England's 1966 triumph. Transferred from Chesterfield in 1958, this goal keeper has collected 36 International caps so far. He kept for England in their 1966 World Cup success and in addition has played in a Youth Cup Final, two F.A. Cup Finals and against 'The Rest of the World'. Signed by Raith Rovers in 1957, Jim Baxter transferred to Rangers in 1960. He moved over the border to Sunderland in 1965 for a transfer fee of around 80,000. He now has 35 caps and a FIFA cap to his credit. His career highlights include scoring two goals for Scotland at Wembley and being selected for 'The Rest of the World' team to play against England in 1963.
No. 4 George Best
Manchester United and Northern Ireland
No. 5 Bobby Charlton
Manchester United and England
No. 6 George Cohen
Fulham and England
Signed as a professional for his present club on his 17th birthday in 1963, George Best played an important role in his team's 5-1 wi over Benfica (Lisbon) in February 1966 and the press christened him 'El Beatle'. Voted third in the 'Footballer of the Year' Award in May 1966, he already has 13 full Northern Ireland International caps to his credit and is hailed by the press as one of the outstanding World-class footballers of the future. Bobby Charlton made his league debut with Manchester United in 1956. He has played for England Schoolboys and the 'Under 23s' and now has a total of 77 full caps. A member of England's victorious 1966 World Cup team, he has an F.A. Cup Winners Medal (1963) a League Championship Medal (1965) and was voted 'Footballer of the Year' and 'European Footballer of the Year' (1966). Reputed to have one of the hardest shots in football today. Signed as a professional by Fulham in 1956, George Cohen has made over 400 first team appearances so far in his career. He has 8 'Under 23' and 33 full caps and 4 Football League medals. Two events he remembers particularly are his first full cap in 1964 against Uruguay and being a member of England's 1966 triumphant World Cup team.
No. 7 Wyn Davies
Newcastle United and Wales
No. 8 Derek Dougan
Wolverhampton Wanderers and N. Ireland
No. 9 Mike England
Tottenham Hotspur and Wales
Making his debut for Wrexham in the 1960/61 season, Wyn Davies scored two goals. He has been scoring consistently ever since and already has a number of caps against all the home countries together with a tour of South Africa in 1966 to his credit. One ambition, as yet unfulfilled, is to take home a Cup Final medal. Since 1957 he has played for Portsmouth, Blackburn, Aston Villa, Peterborough and Leicester City before moving on to his present club. Derek Dougan holds Northern Ireland caps as a schoolboy, youth and amateur as well as at full International level. He played for his country in the Swedish World Cup games of 1958 and holds over 20 caps. One highlight of his career was scoring two goals to take Blackburn to the 1960 F.A. Cup Final. Mike England was transferred to his present club from Blackburn Rovers in the 1965/6 close season for 95,000. An International with 27 caps to date, he was made captain of his country in 1964. A strong, aggressive player, he has played in both centre forward and centre half positions and is particularly dominant in the air.
No. 10 Jimmy Greaves
Tottenham Hotspur and England
No. 11 Willie Henderson
Glasgow Rangers and Scotland
No. 12 Terry Hennessey
Nottingham Forest and Wales
Transferred to A.C. Milan from Chelsea for 80,000 in 1961, Greaves moved to Tottenham Hotspur later the same year. Top league goal scorer in 1962/3 (37 goals) he holds an F.A. Cup Winners medal (1961/2) and was the youngest player to score 100 goals in league football (before he was 21). With 54 England caps, he also played for the England Youth XI and the 'Under 23s'. Willie Henderson joined Rangers as a professional in 1961. He was a Scottish Schoolboy and Youth International and now has a total of 27 caps. Two of his greatest thrills were being a member of the Scottish team that beat England (2-1) with only 10 men and winning his fourth Scottish Cup medal when Rangers beat Celtic in the 1966 Final. Under 16 when he joined Birmingham City, Terry Hennessey moved to his present club in 1965 and became captain the following year. He has gained 25 caps against 9 different countries and was awarded the 'Footballer of the Year' trophy for the Midlands at the age of 19. One of the highlights he remembers is playing against Pele in Brazil.
No. 13 Roger Hunt
Liverpool and England
No. 14 Geoff Hurst
West Ham United and England
No. 15 Denis Law
Manchester United and Scotland
Originally an amateur with his present club, Roger Hunt turned 'Pro' in 1959. With Liverpool he has held his club goal scoring record for 5 consecutive seasons and helped them to win three Divisional championships and the F.A. Cup, and to reach a European Cup Semi-Final and a European Cup Winners' Cup Final. To date, he has been capped 22 times and played for England in the successful World Cup side of 1966. A goal-scorer 'par excellence', Geoff Hurst has made over 200 appearances for West Ham. He holds an F.A. Cup Winners medal, a European Cup Winners' Cup medal and a World Cup Winners medal achieved in three successive seasons, 1964, 1965 and 1966. Leading goal scorer in Division 1 in 1965/6, he scored 3 goals against Germany in the 1966 World Cup Final. Currently he has 6 Youth caps, 4 'Under 23' and 11 full International caps for England. Denis Law came to Manchester United via Huddersfield, Manchester City and Torino (Italy) with a final record transfer fee at the time of 116,000 in July 1962. One of his outstanding feats was to score 6 goals against Luton Town in a January 1961 cup tie (The game was abandoned with a 6-2 score.) First capped against Wales in October 1958, he now has 36 full International caps and is considered one of the finest ball players in Europe today.

No. 16 Joe McBride
Glasgow Celtic and Scotland
No. 17 Eddie McCreadie
Chelsea and Scotland
No. 18 Billy McNeill
Glasgow Celtic and Scotland
A much travelled 'Anglo-Scottish' footballer, Joe McBride played for Kilmarnock, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Luton Town, Partick Thistle and Motherwell prior to his present club. He regards being signed by Celtic as the biggest thrill in his career so far. With 2 full caps against Wales and Ireland and 4 league medals, he has played in many important cup matches in a professional career of nearly 10 years. Eddie McCreadie transferred to Chelsea from East Stirling in 1962. He was a member of the side which won promotion to the First Division in the 1962/3 season. First capped against England at Wembley, he now has a total of nine having played for Scotland against England, Spain, Poland, Finland, Ireland, Wales, Italy and Portugal. Signed by Celtic in 1958, Billy McNeil quickly made his mark. Captain of this club, he has also led his country. He scored the winning goal in the 1965 Scottish Cup Final and in 1966 Celtic topped the Scottish League. His collection of caps includes 17 full International and 7 'Under 23s'. He also has 10 Scottish League medals.

No. 19 Bobby Moore
West Ham United and England
No. 20 Terry Paine
Southampton and England
No. 21 Martin Peters
West Ham United and England
Bobby Moore made his league debut in 1958 and holds 18 Youth caps (a record) and 50 full International caps. Captain of England in their successful 1966 World Cup run he has led his country 34 times and has been voted 'No. 1 Player of the World Cup'. He also captains West Ham and led them when they won the F.A. Cup in 1964 and in their European Cup Winners' Cup victory in 1965. With nearly 500 appearances and 130 goals to his credit over 10 years, Terry Paine has helped Southampton in their rise from the Third to the First Division. Terry Paine was a member of England's famed 1966 World Cup squad and in the course of his career has gained 19 full caps and 6 'Under 23' caps from his country. Joining West Ham from school in 1959 and making his first league appearance in 1962, Martin Peters has made over 170 appearances for his club so far. A member of England's World Cup winning team he now has 6 Schoolboy, 12 Youth, 5 'Under 23' and 11 full International caps. He was a member of the West Ham team which won the European Cup-Winners' Cup in 1965.
No. 22 Gary Sprake
Leeds United and Wales
No. 23 Bobby Tambling
Chelsea and Scotland
No. 24 Ray Wilson
Everton and England
This goalkeeper was already a veteran of the Swansea Schoolboys and Wales Youth teams when at the age of 16 he played for the Leeds first team. Picked for his country at only 18 years of age, he has 10 full International caps and 8 'Under 23' caps to his credit, and is the youngest goalkeeper ever to represent Wales. Gary Sprake played in the Cup Final against Liverpool and in the Semi-Final of the 1966 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup. Joining Chelsea straight from school, Bobby Tambling scored in his first league game. He has been scoring ever since and has been his club's leading goal-scorer in 4 different seasons. Amongst his feats are 5 goals against Aston Villa and 4 goals against Charlton, Portsmouth and Arsenal. Bobby Tambling has 3 full England caps (Wales, France and Yugoslavia) and 13 'Under 23' caps to date. After almost 12 years with Huddersfield, Ray Wilson transferred to Everton in July 1964. First capped in 1960 against Yugoslavia, he now has a total of more than 54 caps plus an F.A. Cup medal (1966) and he played in all 6 matches in England's triumph in the World Cup in the same year.